Bill Backing UNDRIP Heads to Senate, Moves One Step Closer to Becoming Law in Canada – Blakes Business Class

by ahnationtalk on June 11, 201868 Views

June 11, 2018

In February 2018, we suggested that the Canadian government may be inching towards the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP) with their new draft environmental legislation (see our February 2018 Blakes Bulletin: Implementing UNDRIP? Federal Government Releases Draft Environmental Legislation). The pace seems to have sped up since then, at least for the time being.

Bill C-262 recently passed third reading in the Canadian House of Commons and is now heading to the Senate. Bill C-262 looks to legally adopt UNDRIP. If passed, Canada will become one of only a small number of countries to adopt UNDRIP into its domestic law.

If Bill C-262 becomes law, it will officially be known as the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act (UNDRIP Act).

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